Monday, May 14
-Riga hosts the international forum of business-incubators.
-As the structure responsible for EU funds, the Ministry of Finance performs meetings with the representatives of the Commission on Evaluation of European funds.
-Representatives of the Ministry of Finance participate in the annual meeting of government support for Nordic countries in Stockholm.
-The Ministry of Economy and the Ministry of Culture, in cooperation with the European Parliament Information bureau and the European Commission mission in Latvia, hold a panel discussion about copyrights and law aspects of the “Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement” (ACTA).
-The Doctorate School of Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Latvia hold an analytical-seminar discussion about the role of economic education in increasing competitiveness of the Latvian national economy.
-The Minister of Agriculture Laimdota Straujuma participates in the meeting of the Council of Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries in Brussels, during which they will discuss the future of European agriculture and fishery.
Tuesday, May 15
-The Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports the results of the work force survey in the first quarter of 2012 and the data on all issued construction permissions in the first quarter of 2012.
-Businessmen from Vidzeme are acquainted with the surveys of the Stradins University in the field of food production.
-The International Conference on Business Incubation Policy in the Baltic Sea Region takes place in Riga.
-The Ministry of Economy holds a discussion about the cooperation of Latvia and Uzbekistan.
-Minister of Finance Andris Vilks participates in the annual meeting of European Investment Bank managers in Brussels.
-New participants meet in the main Swedbank building as part of the «Commercialization Reactor» international technology development project.
Wednesday, May 16
-The Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports the results of the residents’ evaluation of their own health in 2011 and about the work of co-generation plants in 2011.
-Radisson Blu Hotel Latvia hosts a press-conference of the Latvian association of manufacturers of food additives. The Chairman of the association and the President of the Institute of Innovative Biomedical Technology Dmitry Babarikin, President of Silvanols Kaspars Ivanovs and the manager of the Division of Food Safety of the Ministry of Agriculture Sarma Sleze.
-Ventspils nafta invites investors to participate in a virtual conference, dedicated to the financial results of 2011.
-Shareholder meeting of the Latvijas Juras medicinas centrs (Latvian Naval Medical Center).
-The 17th Congress of European association of resort opens in Jurmala. Topics include the development of health tourism and SPA resorts in Europe.
Thursday, May 17
-The Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports the data about Latvia’s Foreign trade in January-March of 2012.
-The Stockholm School of Economics in Riga hosts a free seminar – «International marketing – the definition of the market’s volume».
-The Kipsala International Exhibition Centre hosts the specialized medical exhibition Medbaltica 2012.
Friday, May 18
-The Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia reports the data on the residents’ travels across Latvia in 2011.
-Advisor to the French government on economic issues, Professor Christian de Boissier will read a lecture at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga: «Crisis in the Eurozone: where are we and where are we headed?»